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Infant's dress

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Center panel flaring from neck to bottom edge; bordered with eyelet insertion bands; lyre enclosed in wreath in center front top; cone in each lower corner of panel; short bias sleeves trimmed with tucks and eyelet edging; bottom edged with two bands of eyelet embroidery; all fullness at back...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rhodes Robertson

American, 19th century

Object Place

United States


77.5 x 78.3 cm (30 1/2 x 30 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, eyelet embroidery insertion, hemstitched, and linen drawstings


Textiles and Fashion Arts